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Global Baby Food Market Research Report Baby Food Market report can be segmented by Products and Submarkets. Food given to babies between the age of 6 months to 12 moths is known as baby food. It is available in a number of flavors and forms, to cater to the different needs of the babies. Baby foods are a great way to provide for the needs of a growing baby. Detailed PDF Brochure @ http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/contact/5299276439-download_pdf_brochure.html
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Copyright © 2006 Ulrich R. Orth and Keven Malkewitz All rights reserved Ulrich R. Orth, Prof. Dr. habil. (primary contact) Agribusiness & Food Marketing Professor College of Business Oregon State University Bexell Hall 330, Corvallis, OR 97331-2603 Phone: (503) 678 1264, x44 Fax: (503) 678 5986 E-mail: email@example.com Keven Malkewitz, PhD Assistant Professor of Marketing College of Business Oregon State University 410 Bexell Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331-2603 Phone: (541) 737 3688 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The authors wish to thank Andrea Marks, Jay Thompson, and Joseph Cote for their comments during this research, Cindy Lederer for providing access to the Oregon Consumer Panel and numerous professional designers for their input. Financial support and assistance in collecting the data was provided in part by Willamette Valley Vineyards, particularly Jim Bernau, Shelby Zadow, and Jon Mason. Please direct all inquiries to the first author.
Packaging and dilemmas in packaging development By Professor Roland ten Klooster CurTec International offers packaging and packaging knowhow for industrial and distribution applications in the pharmaceutical, speciality chemicals and other industries. We strongly believe in offering added value through quality, functionality, user-friendliness and design. Added value can be found in many other aspects than just the tangible product. To select or develop the optimal packaging it is essential to have a complete insight in all these aspects. Through the publishing of a series of White Papers on Packaging we hope to make a small contribution to the packaging issues you are confronted with. The CurTec Team White paper | Packaging and dilemmas in packaging development Over 3.5 billion are lost to the cost of packaging, packaging should add value and not be seen as waste’, says Professor ten Klooster. Better packaging can lead to a better product, he claims, which is why he suggests revising and professionalizing the development processes.
Consumer product packaging designers are faced with conflicting requirements throughout the development process. Good pack aesthetics are vital for the success of the product, whilst unit costs must be minimized and suitability for stacking and transportation maintained. This paper describes, by example, how design optimization technology can be used to enhance the design process. It is demonstrated that the technology can be employed to provide clear design information for the pack designers, facilitating definition of an attractive shape incorporating features to meet the structural and manufacturing requirements whilst minimizing cost. Consumer product packaging designers are faced with conflicting requirements throughout the development process. Good pack aesthetics are vital for the success of the product, whilst unit costs must be minimized and suitability for stacking and transportation maintained. A significant improvement in the design process can be gained if design information can be clearly communicated to the product designers early in the design process. This paper describes how design optimization and advanced CAE can be used to deliver this. The resulting design process facilitates the early definition of an attractive pack shape incorporating features which will meet the structural and cost requirements. The design optimization process requires input in the form of a series of alternative shapes for the pack,...
Ksenia Polyakova Packaging design as a Marketing tool and Desire to purchase, 72 pages, 2 appendices Saimaa University of Applied Science Faculty of Business Administration, Lappeenranta Degree Programme in International Business Bachelor’s Thesis 2013 Instructor: Mr. Riku Hytönen Senior Lecturer, Saimaa University of Applied Sciences The purpose of the study was to examine the consumer perception on different design elements of a milk package and to provide essential information for the companies about the consumer attraction and importance of design attributes from the consumer point of view. The theoretical framework was based on the secondary data (articles and books) and included core concepts of packaging, packaging design, consumer behavior, consumer perception, and consumer attraction. The mixed method was selected for acquiring and analyzing the research results. Quantitative data was collected from 30 questionnaire responses and was analyzed with the computer program Excel. Qualitative data was obtained from two interviews conducted with the companies, Valio Ltd and Tetra Pak Ltd. The results of the study revealed the importance of packaging design in consumer buying behavior. By examining the consumer perception, it was found out that packaging design elements such as graphics, color, and product information play a key role in decision making and ensure consumer’s attention. Based on the findings, it was defined that successful milk packaging design could be created by the cooperation between the consumer and the company. Further research could investigate other product packages’ design elements.
In this paper, we examine a number of SQL and socalled “NoSQL” data stores designed to scale simple OLTP-style application loads over many servers. Originally motivated by Web 2.0 applications, these systems are designed to scale to thousands or millions of users doing updates as well as reads, in contrast to traditional DBMSs and data warehouses. We contrast the new systems on their data model, consistency mechanisms, storage mechanisms, durability guarantees, availability, query support, and other dimensions. These systems typically sacrifice some of these dimensions, e.g. database-wide transaction consistency, in order to achieve others, e.g. higher availability and scalability. Note: Bibliographic references for systems are not listed, but URLs for more information can be found in the System References table at the end of this paper. Caveat: Statements in this paper are based on sources and documentation that may not be reliable, and the systems described are “moving targets,” so some statements may be incorrect. Verify through other sources before depending on information here. Nevertheless, we hope this comprehensive survey is useful! Check for future corrections on the author’s web site cattell.net/datastores. Disclosure: The author is on the technical advisory board of Schooner Technologies and has a consulting business advising on scalable databases.
It has now been a good couple of years since the various anti-SQL proponents have gained enough momentum to come together under the wide umbrella of the term NoSQL. And it is clear that we can never go back: the typical relational database architecture is clearly insufficient for today’s dataintensive applications, and the move to distributed architectures. But is the problem in the architecture or the query language? The two are not interchangeable, though frequently confused. Some answers can be found in the following articles, which represent a progression of ideas on this very relevant topic, based on various articles published in Nati Shalom’s blog: http://natishalom.typepad.com Should Web Apps "Just Say No" to SQL? Pros and Cons of Non-SQL Patterns This paper briefly reviews what is driving the trend of adopting alternatives to the traditional SQL DB, survey alternative approaches, and discuss not only their benefits but also the risks and caveats for real-life web applications.
As companies deal with ever larger amounts of data and increasingly demanding workloads, a new class of databases has taken hold. Dubbed “NoSQL”, these databases trade some of the features used by traditional relational databases in exchange for increased performance and/or partition tolerance. But as NoSQL solutions have proliferated and differentiated themselves (into key-value stores, document databases, graph databases, and “NewSQL”), trying to evaluate the database landscape for a particular class of problem becomes more and more difficult. In this paper we attempt to answer this question for one specific, but critical, class of functionality – applications that need the highest possible raw performance for a reliable storage engine. There have been a few attempts to provide standardized tools to measure performance or other characteristics, but these have been hobbled by the lack of a clear mandate on exactly what they’re testing, plus an inability to measure load at the highest volumes. In addition, there is an implicit tradeoff between the consistency and durability requirements of an application and the maximum throughput that can be processed. What is needed is not an attempt to quantify every NoSQL solution into one artificial bucket, but a more systemic analysis of how some of these databases can achieve under assumptions that mirror real-world application needs. We attempted to provide a comprehensive answer to one specific set of use cases for NoSQL databases -- consumer-facing applications which require extremely high throughput and low latency, and whose information can be represented using a key-value schema. In particular, we look at two common scenarios.